EDWARD R. SQUIBB


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Year Built
1944
Official Number
246834
Ship Yard
J. A. Jones Construction Company
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Break Bulk
MARAD Type
EC2-S-C1
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Draft, Summer
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Draft, Lightweight
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Displacement, Lightweight
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Immersion, Summer
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Immersion, Lightweight
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Fate
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Historical Narrative



This Liberty ship was named for Edward R. Squibb (1819-1900). Edward Robinson Squibb was a doctor, chemist, and manufacturer. Squibb began his career as a U.S. Navy surgeon and later went into the pharmaceutical manufacturing business. Squibb was a founder of E. R. Squibb and Sons. 

MARAD has no written history for the Liberty ship Edward R. Squibb at this time.

Mission

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Milestones


Event: Entry
Date: 10/30/1948

Event: Acquisition
Date: 10/30/1948

Event: Disposition
Date: 5/11/1971

Event: Withdrawl
Date: 5/11/1971


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